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Peer Mentoring

Peer Mentoring is an opportunity to foster social support.

Consumer-to-consumer peer mentoring is a way to help people who are living with serious and persistent mental illness. Perhaps you would like to consider having a peer mentor or becoming a peer mentor yourself?
Take control of your illness with the help of a friend.
Persons living with a serious and persistent mental illness, who want to experience a one-on-one relationship with another person recovering from mental illness.

Peer Mentoring Works:
  • Peer mentoring fosters social support
  • Peer mentoring provides bonding and a social network based on the sharing of common experiences
  • Peer mentoring stimulates specific ways of coping based on experiences
  • Peer mentoring nurtures meaningful relationships generated by consumers themselves.
Become a peer mentor or peer mentee who wants to live life to the fullest.

To Become a Peer Mentee:
  • Be a consumer of mental health services
  • Have a positive attitude about recovery
  • Motivated to change
To Become a Peer Mentor:
  • Have experience as a consumer of mental health services
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of his or her own illness to the extent that he or she can recognize and manage symptoms
  • Committed to sharing their recovery
Persons living with a serious and persistent mental illness, who want to experience a one -on-one relationship with another person recovering from mental illness in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright counties.
  • Take control of your illness with the help of a friend.
    Persons living with a serious and persistent mental illness, who want to experience a one-on-one relationship with another person recovering from mental illness.

    Peer Mentoring Works:
    • Peer mentoring fosters social support
    • Peer mentoring provides bonding and a social network based on the sharing of common experiences
    • Peer mentoring stimulates specific ways of coping based on experiences
    • Peer mentoring nurtures meaningful relationships generated by consumers themselves.
  • Become a peer mentor or peer mentee who wants to live life to the fullest.

    To Become a Peer Mentee:
    • Be a consumer of mental health services
    • Have a positive attitude about recovery
    • Motivated to change
    To Become a Peer Mentor:
    • Have experience as a consumer of mental health services
    • Able to demonstrate knowledge of his or her own illness to the extent that he or she can recognize and manage symptoms
    • Committed to sharing their recovery
  • Persons living with a serious and persistent mental illness, who want to experience a one -on-one relationship with another person recovering from mental illness in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright counties.